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Thursday, June 24, 2010

SF Bay Ridge Trail system is 53% complete--325 miles are open!

Bay Area Ridge Trail Enjoys Unprecedented Coverage in Bay Area News Group Papers 

--Plus two new sections opened in the last month!

from Sunday, May 30, 2010 issue:
Check out Paul Rogers' in-depth feature story on the Ridge Trail, plus these online extras:

325 miles are completed and open to the public, out of the total planned 610 miles

Interactive Map with photos and video

Slide Show
Bay Area Ridge Trail about two-thirds complete in San Mateo County
Mountain bicyclists feel left out by restrictions on Bay Area Ridge Trail

The Dias ridge trail opened May 8th, 2010 in Marin County


702 acres of new open space +1.5 miles of new Ridge Trail in Contra Costa County

The 702-acre Fernandez Ranch, purchased by the Muir Heritage Land Trust in 2005 with funding assistance from the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council, has undergone a major restoration project.

Highlights include a new staging area, picnic areas, 156 ft. clear span bridge, large-scale creek restoration, more than 10,000 native plants and trees, 3.5 miles of multi-use trails including sections accessible to people with disabilities and an important new 1.5-mile segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail.

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